My Kindle is registered to the wrong account, how do I change it?

A simple 6 step guide for solving this common Kindle problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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Hi if you Kindle Fire is registered to the wrong account, you will first need to unregister the original account: From your computer: Visit Manage Your Content and Devices.
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Select Your Devices.
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Select your device or app and select Deregister in the Actions column.
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From your device: From Home, tap the Menu icon, and then tap Settings.
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Tap Registration.
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In the Deregister Your Kindle dialog box, tap Deregister. Once you have done that, you can create or sign in with your own account Let me know if this helps!
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Author: The GetHuman Team • January 15th, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of Kindle customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: My Kindle is registered to the wrong account, how do I change it?; I want to delete my Kindle library from one iPad and move it to a new one.; My Kindle Touch is not turning on properly.; Why can't I purchase Judith Krantz books in English on Kindle; don't want split screen with my gmail page.; Book loaded yesterday can't be read today... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 6 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 19 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Kindle. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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